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#1 2007-03-08 18:19:40

renjer
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Pls expand this for me

√ (4+∈²)

where ∈ is a variable (u can call it E if u like). I know its the binomial expansion but i can't seem to do it.

Last edited by renjer (2007-03-08 18:20:22)

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#2 2007-03-08 19:00:07

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Re: Pls expand this for me

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#3 2007-03-08 19:03:54

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Re: Pls expand this for me

I just looked up some information for you , I haven't seriously learned the expansion.


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#4 2007-03-08 23:09:40

renjer
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Re: Pls expand this for me

Can someone else expand this for me pls?

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#5 2007-03-09 00:08:04

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Re: Pls expand this for me

Why would you want to expand that? Is it not already in simplest form?

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#6 2007-03-09 02:50:51

renjer
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Re: Pls expand this for me

No, its not. We have to somehow expand that and compare it to another equation.

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#7 2007-03-09 03:31:58

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Re: Pls expand this for me

Is it just me, or aren't this:

and this:

significantly different??

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#8 2007-03-09 03:55:14

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Re: Pls expand this for me

yes they are, the binomial expansion can only be used in the form

(1+a)^n where -1 < n < 1.

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